From best-sellers to self-published gems, this page is a collection of books I’ve read, intend to read, or want to read again.

Recommendations and Book Reviews: Post your recommendations in any of these categories in the comments. This page will be updated regularly. If you’d like to submit a guest post book review or opinion piece on a book within these categories (on or off this list) get in touch.

Growth and Self Awareness:

  • The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
  • The Present Moment by Noah Elkrief
  • Love Yourself to Death by Karim
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl and William J. Winslade
  • The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
  • The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck
  • Simplicity: Essays by The Minimalists by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  • Psycho-Cybernetics: Updated and Expanded by Maxwell Maltz
  • The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks PhD
  • Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck
  • Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
  • The Code of the Extraordinary Mind: 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed On Your Own Terms by Vishen Lakhiani

Psychology and Philosophy

  • The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday
  • Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius
  • Letters from a Stoic by Seneca
  • The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety by Alan W. Watts
  • The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by Alan W. Watts
  • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Spirituality

  • Kundalini Rising by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, Dorothy Walters, Dorothy Walters
  • Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha
  • Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be by Heather Ash Amara and don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer
  • Kundalini Awakening: Two Techniques To Awaken Shakti by Jon Andre Lundal
  • The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality by Dalai Lama
  • 365 Days Of Walking The Red Road: The Native American Path to Leading a Spiritual Life Every Day by Terri Jean

Entrepreneurship & Creation:

  • The Art of Being Unmistakable by Srinivas Rao
  • Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin
  • A Beautiful Anarchy: When the Life Creative Becomes the Life Created by David duChemin
  • Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
  • The War of Art by Steven Pressfield and Shawn Coyne
  • Turning ProMay by Steven Pressfield
  • Anything You Want by Derek Sivers
  • Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!: Make Your Million-Dollar Idea into a Reality by Lori Greiner
  • Choose Yourself by James Altucher
  • The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris
  • The 4 Hour Chef by Tim Ferris
  • Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris
  • The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzin
  • Be Obsessed Or Be Average by Grant Cardone
  • The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone
  • Deep Work Cal Newport

Matters of the Future

  • Planet Water: Investing in the World’s Most Valuable Resource by Steve Hoffmann
  • The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly
  • Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future by Martin Ford
  • The Circle by Dave Eggers

Tales Adventure and Exploration

  • There Are Other Rivers by Alastair Humphreys
  • The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  • The Kindness of Strangers: Penniless Across America by Mike McIntyre
  • Eat Prey Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • The Great India Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Shantaram: A Novel by Gregory David Roberts
  • Shiddartha by Hermann Hesse
  • The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
  • On The Road by Jack Kerouac

Biographies & History:

  • Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
  • The Road to Character by David Brooks

Writing and Art:

  • The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know by Shawn Coyne and Steven Pressfield
  • Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg and Julia Cameron
  • The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
  • Writing Down Your Soul: How to Activate and Listen to the Extraordinary Voice Within by Janet Conner

Wonderful Stories:

  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • The Zahir by Paulo Coelho
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby and Jeremy Leggatt
  • All the Light We Cannot See Hardcover by Anthony Doerr
  • My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One Paperback by Elena Ferrante
  • And the Mountains Echoed Paperback by Khaled Hosseini
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie